Why Personal Accident Insurance Cover?
Life Insurance is needed to cover the risk of death, medical insurance needed to cover any ailment, same way personal accident insurance are there to provide you the cover against any disability or death as a result of an accident. These are very cost effective policies which provide you cover in case your earning capability is affected negatively due to an accident. Every individual who have started earning should opt for personal accident Insurance cover. Especially those who have taken any kind of loan should definitely go for these policies because it will provide you the monetary support to repay the loan in case of any casualty happen due to accident which in turns affected your earning capacity. Under this policy the insurer provide the compensation in case of death or disability happen due to an accident.
Personal Accident insurance Plans offered by New India Assurance Company limited:
The New India Assurance Company limited offers personal accident insurance cover with varied features. Different plans offered by the company are:
Personal Accidental Policy
Janata Personal Accident Insurance
Rasta Apatti Kavach
Personal Accidental Policy:
As per the policy, company will provide the compensation in the case of death or physical injury to life assured, solely and directly in consequence of an accident by violent, external and visible mean.
“Death only cover” is provided to cover the death of the insured person.
“Comprehensive Coverage” is also provided which covers death, permanent disability or temporary total disability of the insured person as a result of an accident.
The policy is a 24 hours cover and can be operate worldwide.
You can cover your spouse and children under a single policy as per their special family package and can also get 10% discount on the total premium.
This policy also covers the expenses occurred for the carriage of dead body from the place of accident to hospital.
In case of the death or permanent disability of the insured person, an education fund for maximum of two children is payable. This fund helps the children to continue their study without any financial trouble in case of any casualty happened to their parents.
For the specified groups, “Group Accident policy” is also available with lucrative discount on premium depending upon the size of group.
Different types of accidents are covered under this policy like- road accident, train accident, accident as a result of any natural calamity, also accidents be caused by any terrorism or terrorist act.
No Claim Bonus will be given in which the capital sum assured will be increase by 5% on every no claim years limited to maximum 50% of sum assured under table A, B and C
Any death or disability out of disease or illness is not cover under the policy. Only death or disability as a result of external, violent and visible accident is covered under this accidental insurance policy.
Cashless cover will be provided at all the empanelled hospitals for rest of the hospitals reimbursement facility is available.
This policy also covers the expenses incurred for the carriage of dead body from the place of accident to hospital up to 2 % of sum insured subject to maximum of Rs2500/-.
Ad on covers–
Accidental Medical Expenses-Also the medical expenses up to of 10 % of sum assured or up to 40% of the death/ disability compensation will be paid. Both Individual as well as individual policies can be extended to cover these medical expenses incurred during treatment of an accident.
Education Coverage for children– In the case of death or permanent disability of parents education fund will be payable with the limit of maximum two children, for their further studies.
Any Indian Civilian working in foreign countries can opt of war risk cover which can be included in current plan by paying some extra premium.
Cover provided under the policy:
It does not provide any claim amount in case of the death of insured person due to self injury, or suicide or attempt to suicide.
It does not provide any claim amount in case of the death of insured person due to taking intoxicated liquor or drugs.
It does not provide any claim amount in case of the death or injury to insured person due to the illness/ disease not covered in policy.
If the insured person has violated any law with criminal intention then his claim will be rejected.
It does not provide any claim amount if the death of insured person caused due to pregnancy.
Several types of personal accident policy issued by New India Assurance company are:
How to apply:
You can download the pre printed application form for Accidental cover Insurance plan from companys website and submit it to their nearest branch along with other required documents. Also you can directly visit their branch to complete the formalities. After the payment of the premium amount the policy will be issued directly or through the registered post.
How to Claim:
Nominee/Assignee need to contact their nearest branch to intimate them about the incident. Fill the claim form provide the necessary proof and documents and all your claim amount or expenses will be paid as applicable.
Documentation for death claim:
Post mortem report
Original policy documents
Documentation for injury claim:
Police Report (if any)
Medical certificate certify the disability
Prescription along with bills (If medical expenses extension has been taken)
New India AssurancePersonal Accident – FAQs
1. How to pay a premium? What are the modes of payment available?
The New India assurance Company offers 2 modes of premium payment namely:
Cash payment at the branch
For the online payment mode, the policyholder can pay via;
2. How can I check policy status for New India Assurance personal accident insurance?
You can go to the website and log in with your customer ID and password to know the policy status.
3. What is the policy renewal process for New India Assurancepersonal accident insurance?
For online payment
Step1: Enter your Client ID and Date of Birth to login into e-portal
Step2: Enter policy nuber and expiry to proceed
Step3: Select the payment option -Net Banking or Debit/Credit Card to pay
Step4: Upon successful payment completion print/save the premium receipt
Alteranatively, you can pay via cash/cheque at any of the nearest branch.
4. What is the companys process to settle claim for New India Assurancepersonal accident insurance?
To settle the claim you can intimate the company by filling a form online. Upon successful process, the claim is settled within a few days.
5. What is the policy cancellation process for New India Assurancepersonal accident insurance?
You can visit the nearest branch with you policy documents and duly filled surrender form that you can get at the branch. The refund will be directly credited in ypur bank account and policy will stand cancelled.
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